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Iowa autism bullies defended by parents
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Iowa autism bullies defended by parents

Melcher, IA- Parents of bullies who posted online videos of themselves tormenting a 13 year old with Aspergers have defended their children for their actions. Children from Dallas-Melcher Community school posted upsetting videos showing Leon Null being ...
Twitter ‘Report Abuse’ button not good enough according to Autism Anti-Bullying campaigner
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Twitter ‘Report Abuse’ button not good enough according to Autism Anti-Bullying campaigner

Social networking site Twitter has announced that it will install a 'report abuse button' after alleged rape threats were received by a feminist campaigner earlier this week. For many people with Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs), Social netwo...
Sexuality and Autism
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Sexuality and Autism

Most people tend to believe that those on the autism spectrum are neither interested in sex or active in sexually. This is false. Autistic people live a very normal life as far as physical factors are concerned. Marriage is not out of the question; nor is havi...
Caught on Tape – New York School Principal heard calling special needs students “retards” and “animals”
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Caught on Tape – New York School Principal heard calling special needs students “retards” and “animals”

New York - Principal Kimberly Taylor of Hilltop School in Haverstraw, that is for children with special educational needs, has been caught on tape calling students, "animals" and "retards." Several audio clips, that were taped by Kenneth Egan, a teachin...
Woman with autism beaten and threatened by caregiver at distinguished autism center- w/video
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Woman with autism beaten and threatened by caregiver at distinguished autism center- w/video

Montgomery Village, Md. -- A woman with autism, who was a resident of the distinguished Jane Salzano Center for Autism in Maryland, has reportedly been beaten up and threatened by a caregiver at the center. According to reports, the non-verbal woman with au...
Lawyers struggle over gaining records in case filed by family of child with autism
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Lawyers struggle over gaining records in case filed by family of child with autism

Bennington, VT. -- Lawyers of the school district whose personnel were accused of abusing a child with autism in Vermont, want the personal records of the employees involved in the case, kept from the public. Lawyers from the firm representing the Benningto...
Mother calls for dismissal of teacher who disciplined son with hot sauce – With Video
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Mother calls for dismissal of teacher who disciplined son with hot sauce – With Video

Concord, NC - An area mother of a son with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is calling for the dismissal of a teacher who used hot sauce as a form of punishment to discipline the 11 year old grade school student. Cindy Joseph is considering taking legal action ...
Update – Parents of teen with autism who was duct taped to goal post do not seek charges
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Update – Parents of teen with autism who was duct taped to goal post do not seek charges

Pittsburgh, PA - The parents of Austin Babinsack, a 16-year-old soccer player with autism, are not pressing charges against the two upperclassmen who duct-taped their son to a goal post. Autism Daily Newscast reported on the story here. Instead John and Kristi...
Caretaker caught on video in what appears to be pouring hot water over young man with autism
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Caretaker caught on video in what appears to be pouring hot water over young man with autism

LAKE COUNTY, Fla. -- A woman in Florida has been charged with abuse of the elderly or disabled after allegedly and  intentionally pouring hot water over a young man with autism. Kenyatta Hill, a former caretaker for a Lake County center for children and adults...